What are the steps in the application process?
  1. Applicants complete and submit applications for desired positions.
  2. Applications are input into the Applicant Management System (AMS) after the closing date has occurred.
  3. The applicant takes the skills test and/or written test if required.
  4. Applicants are notified by mail of test results.
  5. Applications are screened to determine most qualified applicants.
  6. Qualified and unqualified applicants are notified by mail of their status.
  7. A certified list of eligibles is prepared and mailed to the appropriate departments.
  8. The appropriate department contacts candidates listed on eligibles list for interviews.
  9. After all candidates have been interviewed, the department recommends s candidate for employment and returns eligibles list with comments to the Human Resources Department.
  10. The recommended candidate is contacted and offered job; if he/she accepts, the candidate is scheduled for a physical and orientation.
  11. The selected candidate takes a physical according to the schedule.
  12. Physical results are faxed to Human Resources.
  13. The selected candidate attends orientation with Shelby County government providing necessary documentation needed for payroll processing.
  14. The selected candidate reports to the actual job site to begin employment with Shelby County government.
  15. All permanent and durational employees will be required to complete a six month probation.

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1. What are the steps in the application process?
2. What is a job number?
3. What does the phrase "minimum acceptable qualifications" refer to?
4. How long are jobs posted?
5. How long are applications active?
6. If a position is listed in the newspaper, how do I apply for it?
7. What are open, closed promotional, durational, and registered positions?
8. How long is my application active for registered positions?
9. Who can I contact if I still have a question?